Pandora board chairman resigning
Due to “other professional commitments,” Pandora’s Chairman of the Board Marcello Bottoli will step down as soon as a successor is found, the jewelry company announced Monday.
Tech tidbits: MJSA, Omi Privé, more
Web site upgrades for MJSA, colored gemstone company Omi Privé and insurance company Jewelers Unblocked are among the industry players to debut new websites recently.
Who in jewelry is a billionaire?
The Oppenheimer family and diamantaire Laurence Graff still rank among the world’s richest while the founder of Firestar Diamond is a “new billionaire,” according to Forbes’ annual list of the world’s wealthiest people, which was released this week.
Buffett to again don sales hat at Borsheims
Once again, investing magnate and Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett will step behind the Borsheims counter to sell jewelry to shareholders of his company.
Q4 sales climb for ShopHQ on lower prices
Fourth quarter sales were up 17 percent for ShopHQ as the multimedia retailer enticed customers to buy by offering more merchandise at lower price points.
Pebble mine plans on hold after EPA action
The Environmental Protection Agency has invoked its authority under the Clean Water Act to assess the impact that the proposed Pebble mine project in Alaska will have on the Bristol Bay watershed, meaning the project cannot go forward, at least for now.
Pandora takes over Middle East distribution
Pandora will now distribute its own jewelry in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman after acquiring 100 percent of Pan ME A/S, the company that distributes the brand’s products there.